The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video Conferencing in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Video Conferencing over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Videoconferencing
Rank 122 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Video Conferencing 23 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.042% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 0.18% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
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£118 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £355 £305
% change year-on-year
-22.53% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £10.30 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+50.48% -62.88%
Video Conferencing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
731 564 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.24% 23.41% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 265 296
Average daily rate £325 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £214 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 67 96
Average hourly rate £24.75 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

Video Conferencing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Video Conferencing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Video Conferencing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Video Conferencing across the East of England region.

Video Conferencing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Video Conferencing across the East of England region.

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Video Conferencing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Video Conferencing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Video Conferencing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Video Conferencing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Video Conferencing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 19 £118 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Video Conferencing
England

Video Conferencing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Video Conferencing.

1 15 (53.57%) Windows
1 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
2 14 (50.00%) Polycom
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) MS Office
4 11 (39.29%) VoIP
5 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
6 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) Avaya
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) Lync
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.86%) VPN
9 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
10 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 4 (14.29%) Apple
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.71%) Nokia
11 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
11 3 (10.71%) Symantec
11 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (10.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (7.14%) Wireless
12 2 (7.14%) Incident Management

Video Conferencing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Video Conferencing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Video Conferencing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) VoIP
2 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
2 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Broadband
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Installation Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PC Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
1 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
1 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.57%) Data Security
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) MCSA
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MOS
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (10.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Polycom
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Avaya
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Nokia
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix